Sioux City Public Library Migrates to Innovative Polaris ILS

EMERYVILLE, Calif. May 7, 2020 – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce that Sioux City Public Library in Sioux City, Iowa is now live on the Innovative Polaris integrated library system (ILS). They join Lafourche Parish Public Library in Thibodaux, Louisiana and the Sorbonne Interuniversity Library in Paris on the list of libraries that recently selected Innovative solutions.

“We chose Innovative Polaris because we believe it’s the best choice to fulfill our mission of providing equal access to quality resources for personal empowerment and community enrichment,” said Helen Rigdon, Director of Sioux City Public Library. “Even during this unprecedented public health crisis, we worked with the Innovative team to hit our go live deadline across our three branches. We are excited for our future with Innovative.”

Sioux City Public Library moved from SirsiDynix Horizon to Innovative Polaris, which aligns with 77% of Polaris survey respondents who chose Polaris for its breadth and depth of functionality as compared with SirsiDynix products.1

“We are pleased to see that our focus on delivering a great experience to our customers is resulting in more libraries choosing to commit to Innovative,” said Yariv Kursh, General Manager of Innovative.

1Source: TechValidate survey of 206 Polaris customers


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